Operation Paratus – QFES Mareeba

Queensland Fire and Emergency Service in conjunction with external agencies including Rural Fire Brigade Volunteers, Mareeba Shire Council, Tablelands Regional Council, LDMG, Dept of Natural Resource Management and the Queensland Police Service are conducting Hazard Reduction Burns on Friday and … Continue reading

Accolades and tributes flow on Thursday Island

Two Torres Strait Island Police Support Officers (TSIPSO’s) were amongst the list of award recipients at the Torres Strait NAIDOC Award Ceremony on Thursday Island last Friday. Honorary Inspector Ned Mosby was rewarded for his long service to his community … Continue reading

And the winner is…

The 12 finalists are primping, preening and preparing for their night of nights and all are keen to find out who the 2013-2014 Far North District Police Officer of the Year will be! The winner will be announced at the … Continue reading

Snakes alive at Chilli Beach

Jeepers creepers what were they thinking? A day in the life of far northern police is never dull and no truer words were said when local Lockhart River police received information about a vehicle acting suspiciously in their area. Local … Continue reading

Police were all GO at the show!

Run off our feet again this year! We featured the ‘Share the Road’ campaign and encouraged all who attended to think about their driving and riding behaviour on our roads in an effort to make them a much safer place … Continue reading

Explosive encounters in Paw Enforcement Edition 8

He can swim, he can jump, he can track but does he like fireworks? Click on the video and see for yourself as ‘Police Dog-in-Training’ Axel gets his first taste of the bright lights and loud bangs at the Cairns … Continue reading

Awards for our local Emergency Services and Community Members

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES), Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Queensland Police Service (QPS) officers and staff members were today presented with various awards in a ceremony at Cairns Regional Council. Individual award recipients were acknowledged for their contribution to their … Continue reading

McEntee ‘aka’ Mr June

Grab your Ball tickets now and find out who takes out the gong! With only a few weeks left till we find out who our over all Far North District Police Officer of the Year will be, The Rotary Club of Cairns … Continue reading

Dust off the duds and frock up for our Police Ball!

Don’t be one of Cinderella’s Step-sisters and miss out on your Ball tickets! Cinderella and Prince Charming are bound to be there, and even your Fairy Godmother wants you to get your mice and pumpkins ready and frock up for the inaugural … Continue reading

Save the Date – Neighbourhood Watch are meeting up near you!

The word is out, assault, car theft, robbery and break and enter offences have dropped across Cairns over the past 12 months. But this is certainly no time to drop your guard. There’s never been a better time to join … Continue reading

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Police Officer of the Year Awards

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